past news: March, 2009

The AudienceHi, this is Nick.

It’s taken a while but there are three more galleries open now— black & white, verbalism, and Japan from afar. There will be more pictures coming soon to the from life gallery and others.

I figured out a nice way to show footnotes as tooltips as you mouse over the images. You can see the first ones on Assorted Elegant Beauties of the Present Age. If you’ve ever seen the other paintings in the Japan from afar gallery you probably saw accompanying diagrams with many footnotes explaining cultural references and all the Japanese text so I’ll be working on adding those soon. The tooltips are based on some examples from (As always, use Firefox 3+ or Safari 3+ for best results.)

From March 26th Orr is traveling to Japan to visit family for about three weeks and to China for 10 days so he may not be able to reply to email until the end of April.